Sahel Assar, Counsel in the firm's Tax section, will co-chair a panel titled "Evolution of Blockchain and Taxation of Cryptocurrency in the United States & Europe," presented by the American Bar Association.
This panel will provide an overview of regulatory guidance in the United States and Europe and discuss the following:
The view from the G20 - "A Taxation System for Cross-Border Electronic Payment Services"
Tax considerations in structuring initial coin offerings
U.S. enforcement initiatives and information reporting issues with cryptocurrencies
Classification of cryptocurrencies for tax purposes